contract with

contract with (someone or something)

To agree with someone or a group to do something. No one on our staff has the time to scan all of those documents, so we'll contract with a company that can do it for us.
See also: contract

contract with someone (for something)

 and contract (with someone) for something
to make an agreement with someone to produce or supply something, or to do something. I will have to contract with an expert for that part of the project. We contracted with a local builder for a new kitchen. Did you contract for plumbing work with Eric?
See also: contract
References in classic literature ?
Close the contract with dispatch, I said, and let him go.
He's sore over the auction, and he sprang his recruiting contract with Munster on her.
had signed charters and at least one awarded corporate contract with performance metrics) by August 2003.
An example of how dependent the federal government is on its contractors and why the technical competence of contract monitors is important is demonstrated in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) contract with the United Space Alliance (USA) Company.
This is strictly speaking a performance based service contract with objective, measurable, and easily verifiable metrics which track to the Award Fee Plan.
To protect the purchaser, the contract should contain a clause called the "finance contingency" clause, which provides that in the event the purchaser does not obtain a written loan commitment from a lender within a certain time period, the purchaser or the seller has the right to cancel the contract with a refund of the down payment.
As a result of his efforts, FSC landed a contract with CPN, a residential construction firm.
A hedge doesn't have to be complicated; it can be as simple as a long-term contract with a supplier or a change in product mix.
OWNERS: 3-year contract with team option for fourth at 25 percent salary increase; right of first refusal in fifth year
Section 4507 of this act permits Medicare patients to privately contract with physicians and practitioners for Medicare covered services, only if the physician/practitioner agrees not to seek payment for any Medicare patient for two years.
Minergy engineered the entire processing system and maintains the equipment as part of a 10-year contract with Mid-City [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
This calculation in turn leads us to contract with others to set up an absolute sovereign - a sovereign who has the power to coerce us to obey.
United States that research performed pursuant to a fixed price incentive contract with the federal government was not funded for purposes of the research tax credit.
MPV), a leading provider of financial tools and expert services to manage payor contracts and audit reimbursement, today announced a new contract with Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic, an 18-physician practice located in Tallahassee, Fla.
If you have a services contract with some of these elements then you potentially have a personal services type contract.